Gladys Mae Stockton Allison

Published 12:00 am Monday, July 30, 2012

Memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on August 2 at First Baptist Church
of Scott in Scott, LA for Gladys Mae Stockton Allison “Grandmother,” 87, who passed away peacefully on July 30 at Lafayette General Medical Center.
Brother Frank Ducharme, minister of First Baptist Church of Scott, will be the celebrant of
the memorial services. Memories and stories will be shared by her grandchildren, Michael Pelletier, Becky Abel and Julie Hebert. The obituary will be shared by great-granddaughter, Erin Pelletier. Maxine Gallien will reflect on Ms. Allison’s Eastern
Star involvement.
Survivors include one son, Dorsey Allison and his wife, Rhonda of Sulphur; two daughters, Vicky White and her husband Mickey of Lake Charles, and Judith Avery of Scott; eleven grandchildren, Shawn Allison, Craig Allison,
Sarah Allison, Tasca Jicks, Becky Abel and her husband, Marcus, Julie Hebert and her husband, Derrick, all of Lake Charles, Chad and his
wife, Amy of Lakeland, FL, Daren White and his wife, Susan of Louisville, KY, Jeffrey Pelletier and
his wife, Ginger of Lewisville, TX, Michael Pelletier and his wife, Sheri of Lafayette, and Charles Pelletier and his wife, Andrea of Scott; twenty-nine great-grandchildren, as well as in-laws, nieces and nephews.
Gladys Allison was
preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Clara Stockton; her brother, Carl Stockton and her husband of 55 years, Harmon D. Allison.
Grandmother was born on February 5, 1925 in Hot Springs, AK. She graduated in 1942 from Leesville High
School. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, State of Louisiana for over 50 years, and held numerous appointments and elected positions in the order including serving as Worthy Grand Matron in 1992. She was well known for her life of
including volunteering at the Soup Kitchen in Midland, TX; volunteering for Hospice in Lake Charles and Midland, TX; participation in Vacation Bible School in various churches and making quilts for children in need in Midland, TX.
She also helped in the cafeteria at Immaculate Conception Cathedral School in Lake Charles, and enjoyed seeing all of the children, especially her great-grandchildren. She most enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and attending
great-grandchildren’s programs and sporting events. She had a passion for gardening and bringing plants to life, and would often have seeds in her pockets to share with others or just sprinkle in the yard. She spent much time reading, crocheting,
watching westerns and sharing stories over coffee and dessert.
The family requests that visiting hours be observed from 1:30 p.m. on August 2 at First Baptist Church of Scott until the time of the memorial service at 2 p.m. In lieu of
flowers, donations may be made to Autism Society of Acadiana, 3108 West Pinhook Road, Suite 101, Lafayette, Louisiana 70508. The family would like to thank the staff at AAA Home Health, Lady of the Oaks and Lafayette General Medical Center for
theirgenerous care.